Oxide Corporate Security Engineer
* $185k salary
The recent arstechnica article (https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2022/09/matrix-patches-vulnerabilities-that-completely-subvert-e2ee-guarantees/) about the report on Matrix security vulnerabilities revealed disagreement between the researchers and the vendor.
This is not unusual, but it is unnecessary and damaging (usually for the vendor).
It's also avoidable. 1/
I've told my taking down a data center with regex typo before. How about the time I hastily wrote a HTTP over RPC proxy in C++ and deployed it to prod because HTTP access to prod from corp was being turned off. I broke all monitoring of prod from corp.
Someone just reminded me of this ancient thread, and today seems as good a time as any:
Senior folks, tell us about a time you messed up real bad! https://twitter.com/ellearmageddon/status/1255870742727585792
Rearranging all the furniture in the room to the mirror image while the teacher took his regular wander while we were supposed to be working
What's a core memory you have of math class?
I keep thinking I should sell these oddly-specific but also oddly-useful boards via my Tindie store
TFW you really need a CEM slot but only have U.2 bays…
Alt text: 3d printer frame made out of aluminum extrusion. Upright connects to base in a T but has a slight rounding on one side of the mating face. Metal from soda can cut into a rectangle used as a shim in between upright and base.
When did credit-card sized stop including thickness?
I really wish this wasn't a real story where we got a "root cause analysis" as a 7 slide presentation using the company official template that told us nothing.
@email@example.com @firstname.lastname@example.org When someone requests a description of what happened and you provide a "root cause analysis" of "sudden mechanical abnormal," you can skip the formal template and actually describe what happened.
Pronounced like mischief. BMC Bandit. Secure boot afficionado. FPGA liberator. 🏎️, 🔧, 🚜, Corgis. He/him.
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